AXA XL has named Ravi Pachai chief risk officer (CRO), Bermuda and North America, reinsurance. Mr. Pachai has been with the company for over 7 years. In his new role, Mr. Pachai will ensure that the entities under AXA XL Re have an appropriate risk management framework in place.
Ian Sawyer has joined AXA XL as its London head of US casualty, reinsurance. In his new role, Mr. Sawyer, who is based in London, will be responsible for leading AXA XL's global markets US casualty team in the United Kingdom, driving its strategic, profitable development.
Elizabeth Rohlfs has joined Management Services International (MSI) as program implementation and quality assurance specialist. Ms. Rohlfs brings a variety of skills to MSI obtained through her work in several industries including emergency medical and fire services; tax, real estate, and insurance accounting; captive management services; and claims analysis.
AXA XL has added to its US commercial errors and omissions (E&O) team, bringing on Melissa Sowa as senior vice president, underwriting manager, miscellaneous professional liability; John C. Birkhofer as vice president, senior underwriter, professional liability; and Michelle Anderson as E&O senior underwriter and program manager.
Medical stop-loss captive specialist MSL Captive Solutions has appointed Julie Frink assistant vice president (AVP) underwriting lead. Ms. Frink joins MSL, which focuses on the development, structure, and underwriting of medical stop-loss captives, from Liberty Mutual where she was assistant vice president medical stop-loss programs.
In his role as CEO of SRS Europe, Peter Child sees a host of captive insurance opportunities in the European market both for his company and for the captive insurance industry. European captive insurance domiciles are participating in the broader captive formation trend, according to Mr. Child.
Captive insurance manager Hylant Global Captive Solutions is expanding its presence to North Carolina with its recent hiring of Julia Schroeck as its senior captive account manager. Previously, Ms. Schroeck worked for Strategic Risk Solutions, where she managed single-parent captives, cell captives, group captives, and risk retention groups.